The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Lead
Rank 42 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Test Leader 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.45% 1.02% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.06% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£290 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
415 283 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.43% 95.93% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 211 280
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Leader across the Swindon region.

Test Leader Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Leader
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Findur
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Findur
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management